DMPQ: What were the effect of Reformation and Counter Reformation?

Reformation and counter reformation had long lasting impact on the socio-political- economic mileu. It also is a start of the beginning of modern age. The major effects of reformation and Counter reformation are as follows: The religious division of Europe into a number of hostile camps was one of the effect of reformation. This resulted … Read more

DMPQ: What is Earthquake? List down the causes of Earthquake?

An earthquake is the shaking or trembling of the earth’s surface, caused by the sudden movement of a part of the earth’s crust. They result from the sudden release of energy in the Earth’s crust that creates seismic waves or earthquake waves.   Causes of the earthquake are as follows:   Sudden slipping of rock … Read more

DMPQ: What is Integrated Guided Missile Development programmes?

The Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) was conceived by renowned scientist Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam to enable India attain self-sufficiency in the field of missile technology. The following are the Key components of the Programme:   Short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile Prithvi-The Prithvi missile is a family of tactical surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missiles … Read more

DMPQ: why make in India is essential for sustained growth of India?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Make in India initiative on September 25, 2014, with the primary goal of making India a global manufacturing hub, by encouraging both multinational as well as domestic companies to manufacture their products within the country. The initiative aims to raise the contribution of the manufacturing sector to 25% of … Read more

DMPQ: What are allotropes? Discuss the allotropes of carbon with their features

Allotrope: An element, in different forms, having different physical properties but similar chemical properties is known as allotropes of that element. Carbon has three well known allotropes which are graphite, diamond and buck minster fullerene. These are formed by carbon atoms. Following are the allotropes of carbon: Graphite:  Each carbon atom is bonded to three other carbon atoms … Read more

DMPQ: Discuss the steppe type of climate.

( in answer writing when such kind of explanation is asked follow this approach) Distribution:     Lies in the interior of the earth crust. They basically lies in the zone of  westerly wind belt. Grasslands are practically treeless due to continentality. They are called by different names in different parts of the world Prairies North … Read more

26.09.18 Jharkhand (JPCS) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Aspirational district Palamu toils hard for better ranking   Palamu is all set to improve its Delta ranking in the 115 aspirational districts in the country which the Niti Ayog shortlisted for a tremendous jump on seven scores like health and nutrition, education, agriculture, water resources, basic infrastructural facilities, financial inclusion and skill … Read more

DMPQ: State secretariat plays a crucial role in policy making. In this context explain the roles and functions of State secretariat.

The State Secretariat, as the top layer of the state administration, is primarily meant to assist the state government in policy making and in discharging its legislative functions. It also acts as a memory and a clearing house, preparatory to certain types of decisions and as a general supervisor of executive action . The main functions of the State Secretariat are broadly as … Read more

DMPQ: Examine the role of startup as driver of growth.

In the last decades there has been a considerable increase in the number of technology based startups. Some 800+ startups are coming up every year, going by this trend by 2020 more than 11,500 start-ups are expected to get established in India, generating opportunities for over 2.5 lakhs people. The reasons for startups as drivers … Read more

DMPQ: Explain the Savanna type of climate

The savanna or sudan climate is a transitional type of climate found between the equatorial forest and the trade winds hot deserts. It is confined within the tropics and is best developed in the sudan where the dry and wet seasons are most distinct, hence its is named sudan climate. Llanos in oronocco basin and … Read more

DMPQ: What were the characteristics of Modern Indian Nationalism.

Indian modern nationalism was floating on the foundational values of modernity and the newly reformed socio-religious milieu.  The availability of new opportunities , resources, India renaissance and offshoot of modernisation helped to gave new direction to Modern Indian Nationalism. MIN was rooted in the complex economic analysis of the British policies. To understand that setting … Read more

DMPQ: Higher teledensity will help to solve various problems. In light of this discuss the recently drafted National telecom policy.

The national telecom policy in work will focus on complete transition of the country from physical to digital infrastructure, with norms to push availability of high speed and uninterrupted broadband services in mission mode.   One of the key strategies in the draft talks of recognising spectrum as a key natural resources for public benefit … Read more

DMPQ: Chief secretary is a lynchpin in state administration. Discuss

The Chief secretary of the state enjoys the senior most position held in the civil services of the state and union territories of India. The functions of Chief secretary are as follows: Adviser to the CM: Chief- Secretary acts as an advisor to the CM. Being head of the permanent executive branch he strives for a … Read more

DMPQ:  Discuss the role played by DRDO in Life science field. 

DRDO has played a stellar role since its inception in 1958. Having established a sound ecosystem and supported by a large pool of committed manpower, we have today a proven competence to produce strategic and state-of-the-art tactical military hardware and related technologies, in diverse disciplines covering Aeronautics, Missiles, Naval Systems, Armament & Combat Engineering, Electronics, … Read more

DMPQ: Why deserts are on the western margins of the continent?

A glance at the world map reveals that most of the desert region is on the western part of the continent for example. Mohave desert in North America, Atacama in Southern America, Namib, Sahara in Africa , Arabian in west Asia. The reasons for such homogeny are: The hot desert lie astride the Horse latitudesor … Read more

DMPQ: Discuss the features of the Monsoon type of climate.

Climate is the average weather conditions of large area. According to the koeppen system of classification , the world is divided into five climatic groups and 13 climatic types based on the temperature, precipitation and vegetation. The notable characteristics of Monsoon type of climate are as follows: The climate is divided into distinct 4 seasons. … Read more

DMPQ: What is MUDRA? Discuss its significance

India is largely a informal economy where various MSME units are there. But these units find hard to access to the formal systems of credit. Before the inception of MUDRA, this sector gets only 4% of its credit needs from banks. The sector used to borrows unspurious rates of interest of 120% and beyond. MUDRA … Read more

DMPQ: Discuss the types of nuclear reactors.

Most of the nuclear reactors work on the principle of nuclear fission. The energy released in the reaction is used to turn water into steam. The steam is used to run the turbine. Diff types of nuclear reactor: Type of reactor Characteristics Light water reactor 1.    Boiling water reactor ·         Reactor core heats water which … Read more

25.09.18 Jharkhand (JPCS) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND 5-pronged approach to counter malnutrition in State: Experts   In a bid to weed out malnutrition completely, focus must be on five major areas — dietary diversity, exclusive breast– feeding for six month, micro nutrients, infection control including water and sanitation hygiene.   Taking into account the alarming figures of malnutrition in context to … Read more

23-24.09.18 Jharkhand (JPCS) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND ·        Govt inks pact with Yamaha India for skill training ð  Jharkhand Skills Development Mission Society and India Yamaha Motors entered into an agreement on Friday to provide skill development training to youths of the State to make them employable. ð  Under the agreement, the India Yamaha Motors will identify 12th passed and ITI … Read more

DMPQ: Discuss the features of the Monsoon type of climate.

Climate is the average weather conditions of large area. According to the koeppen system of classification , the world is divided into five climatic groups and 13 climatic types based on the temperature, precipitation and vegetation. The notable characteristics of Monsoon type of climate are as follows: The climate is divided into distinct 4 seasons. … Read more

DMPQ: What is MUDRA? Discuss its significance

India is largely a informal economy where various MSME units are there. But these units find hard to access to the formal systems of credit. Before the inception of MUDRA, this sector gets only 4% of its credit needs from banks. The sector used to borrows unspurious rates of interest of 120% and beyond. MUDRA … Read more

DMPQ: Discuss the types of nuclear reactors.

Most of the nuclear reactors work on the principle of nuclear fission. The energy released in the reaction is used to turn water into steam. The steam is used to run the turbine. Diff types of nuclear reactor: Type of reactor Characteristics Light water reactor 1.    Boiling water reactor ·         Reactor core heats water which … Read more

DMPQ: Discuss the evolution of modern education in India.

Modern education main constituent is imbibing scientific enquiry into the subject. Reasoning and observation are important pillars of modern education. Even though, EIC came in 1600 they didn’t take any firm effort in introducing modern education until the enacting of Charter act of 1813. Major evolutionary phase of modern education are discussed here under: In … Read more

DMPQ: Do you think there is an urgent need of reform in Criminal Justice system.

India ‘s criminal justice system is facing some serious issues. Its lethargic performance and sometimes non action has eroded the trust among the people of the country. Weak criminal justice system ultimately fails democracy by not providing the rule of law. The Criminal justice system need reforms in all three components i.e. Law enforcement, adjudication … Read more

DMPQ: Discuss the factors associated with tea cultivation.

Tea is an evergreen plant that mainly grows in tropical and subtropical climates. It is thought to have originated in East Asia somewhere between China and Burma. The geographical factors required for Tea cultivation are: Tea grows in a moderately hot and humid climate . Moring fog and low temperature is necessary for the growth … Read more

DMPQ: What is FRBM act? Why the objectives of FRBM were not achieved.

FRBM is fiscal responsibility and budget management act is an act of parliament of India to institutionalise financial discipline, reduce India’s fiscal deficit , improve macroeconomic management and the overall management of the public funds by moving towards a balanced budget. The main purpose of the budget was to eliminate the revenue deficit and to … Read more

DMPQ: Even though Non cooperation movement failed to achieve its objective but it gave direction to the national movement.

The goal of Non cooperation movement was swaraj. Though, the goal of swaraj was not achieved, the non cooperation movement had achieved lot of intangible benefits which have furthered the cause of national struggle. The advantage rendered by NCM are discussed here under: Wide spread participation: It reach among many sections of Indian peasants, workers, … Read more

DMPQ: What are intellectual property rights? What is the need of IPR? List down the objective of IPR policy?

Intellectual property rights refers to the rights provided to the individuals or organisations pertaining to specific innovation or invention in products or processes for a certain period of time. They exist in the form of Patents, trademarks,Geographical Indications, copyrights etc Need  of IPR: To create an friendly envt. For innovation. Facilitating access to knowledge. Prevent … Read more

22.09.18 Jharkhand (JPCS) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt inks MoU with National Insurance for Ayushman Bharat   With a day left for the roll-out of world’s biggest health insurance scheme – Ayushman Bharat from the lands of Bhagwan Birsa Munda, the Jharkhand State Aarogya Society under Department of Health, Medical Education and Family Welfare signed an MoU with the National Insurance … Read more

21.09.18 Jharkhand (JPCS) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Free 3D Ultrasonography facility for BPL families across State   People from below poverty line (BPL) category can avail free 3D Ultrasonography facility at Government hospitals across the State. However, people belonging to APL families have to pay a meagre Rs 333 to avail the facility.   Aiming to provide affordable medical help and … Read more

20.09.18 Jharkhand (JPCS) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM announces walkie talkie, bicycles for sanitation workers   Chief Minister Raghubar Das in a direct communication with the sanitation workers in Capital City assured both social as well as financial support to the ‘Swacchta Champions’. From linking sanitation workers to Labour Welfare Board to providing them skill based training to increasing their monthly … Read more

19.09.18 Jharkhand (JPCS) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Skill development ecosystem goes online, ‘Hunar’ launched   Jharkhand Skill Mission Society brought entire ecosystem of skill development present in the State online for the users. ‘Hunar’ portal especially developed and designed for this purpose would manage execution of the programme, data management and programme implementation in paperless manner.   The portal would … Read more

DPMQ : What is Disinvestment? What are its advantages and disadvantages.

Disinvestment is the practice of selling of shares by an organisation ( generally used for government) to the private sector. Disinvestment is de-nationalization of lessthan 100 per cent ownership transfer from the state to the private sector. The objective of disinvestment is to mobilise the resources, To use the resources for productive purposes like social … Read more

18.09.18 Jharkhand (JPCS) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Govt to introduce buse service for students of merged schools   Facing criticism over merger of schools, the Jharkhand government has decided to introduce bus transportation system for ferrying students studying in these merged schools. Chief minister Raghubar Das launched ‘urban and semi-urban school reorganization with transportation system’ for students who were finding … Read more

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